London Borough of Croydon

Do you need help maintaining your garden?

If the answer is yes, the staying put in the garden service may be able to help you.

This service is available borough-wide.

To be entitled you must be:

  • Aged 60 or over or disabled
  • Own your property or be a tenant of council or private rented property.

What type of work is covered?

  • Tidying up front and back gardens
  • Grass cutting
  • Pruning
  • Weeding.

Please note that:

  • no fencing work can be done.
  • no work can be done on anything higher than six feet.

If you are a tenant we cannot carry out any work which is your landlord's responsibility.

How much will it cost?

This is a low cost service. The charge is currently £25 per hour.

How do I apply for the service?

Complete the online form.

Referrals to the service

If you wish to refer someone to the staying put service please use the form "Staying Put - Gardening Referral Form" which can be found at the bottom of this page.


Croydon staying put team

020 8760 5505
020 8760 5580
Address Line:

Croydon Council

Bernard Weatherill House

8 Mint Walk

Croydon, CR0 1EA


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